All that you can do is muster up every last drop of empathy you can and accept the person you love for the way he or she is because, regardless of his or her challenges with anxiety, he or she's still really great.
Rather than be dragged around by your imagination which is moving fast and furious, racing ahead, analyzing this and that, be in the moment. In the first column, write down your fears, in the second column, write down the facts. Even if she’s not interested in everything I say, we are likely to find some things in common, and if we don’t, that’s a no fault thing. e H: What if you’re really nervous that you won’t know what to say? Chansky: While we might be totally fine talking to a stranger next to us on a plane or at a conference, somehow when we think about what to say on a date we draw a big blank. Don’t stick with that first thought — move on to the truth: you have lots to say. If there are silences, remember you share the responsibility with your date. Chansky: Don’t go into a date convinced that your tank is empty, that your cupboard is bare; take stock of who you are.
I have those excited moments, too, but they’re usually accompanied by nervous shaking and fear of the unknown.
Uncertainty is the hardest part of the battle, so welcoming a new person into my life in a romantic way is pretty much the most terrifying thing ever.
Our hero is Westley, humble farmboy, portrayed by Cary Elwes, who is himself a decent-looking gentleman.
Terrified of the possibility of rejection by his harsh mistress, Westley prepares a passive-aggressive campaign of ultimate unconditional devotion.